Weekly Newsletter 8 August 2017

This week's newsletter has interesting articles, a date change for the Adventure Sport NQ's Bike & Hike Rogaine, cancellation of the Greater Goulburn Fun Run and late additions of The Gap/Ashgrove Stomp & Camp Mountain Trails Challenge.

Interesting articles

Samir Singh's attempt to run 100km a day for 100 days
Motivated by his spiritual beliefs, Indian runner Samir Singh set out to run 100km a day for 100 days, to cover 10,000km in total. This article at Runners World has some good background; his incredible journey has finished, ending 36kms short when pain and exhaustion beat him. Find out about the end of journey in this article at the Times of India.

Road testing lululemon’s workout bras
Sportette gets Brittney Kleyn, a reporter for Nine News Queensland, and a keen Crossfitter, to roadtest some lululemon bras to give her top picks. Check out her thoughts here.

How not to be an...
A trail runner reflects on getting swept up in stats and Strava segments, and remembering to run just for fun in this article at Trail Runner Magazine.

Why do rich people love endurance sports?
Cycling, running, and obstacle course racing are dominated by white-collar workers. And while disposable income makes competing more feasible, researchers are also starting to discover a psychological pull that draws these people to masochistic events. Find out more in this article at Outside Online.

Recently added and updated events

Recent updates
To find out what's been recently updated, check the recent updates page regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates (see below) such as date changes, cancellations, or late additions to the calendar. And check out the full calendar of upcoming events.

Date changes
- Adventure Sport NQ's Bike & Hike Rogaine has changed from 20 to 13 August and is now in Herberton

- The Greater Goulburn Fun Run scheduled for 1 October has been cancelled

Late additions
- The Gap/Ashgrove RSL Stomp in Queensland on 13 August (this Sunday)
- Camp Mountain Trails Challenge in Queensland on 20 August

Until next week

That's all for this week, so have a great running week!